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In 1863, the British paleontologist Thomas Huxley presented a theory claiming that birds are descendants from Dinosaurs. He realized himself that some of the fossils revealed hollow bones to accommodate the air sacs, just as in birds. Both reptiles and birds breed on land. The shift from water to...

Author(s)
Zwart, P.
Publisher
Veterinair Historisch Genootschap, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Argos, 2015, No.53, pp 105-107
Abstract

Darwin's theory that the red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus) is the sole ancestor of domestic chickens is acknowledged in contemporary literature on poultry genetics. However, Darwin's inventory of variations between and within domestic fowl breeds is not mentioned in modern works on poultry genetics....

Author(s)
Dekkers, W.; Theunissen, B.
Publisher
Veterinair Historisch Genootschap, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Argos, 2014, No.51, pp 21-29
Abstract

The ancestors of the current whale species (Cetacea) migrated from land to sea millions of years ago. Obviously, this evolutionary movement demanded some radical morphological adjustments. Forelegs changed into flippers, the hind legs became rudimentary, and the nostrils moved dorsally on the skull ...

Author(s)
Doom, M.; Cornillie, P.; Gielen, I.; Haelters, J.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2013, 82, 5, pp 265-272
Abstract

Honey bee (Apis spp.) colonies provide an important model system for the study of evolution and maintenance of worker sterility. Under normal conditions the queen is the main reproductive individual and produces both fertilized and unfertilized eggs, the former develop either into new workers or...

Author(s)
Beekman, M.
Publisher
Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging (NEV), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Entomologische Berichten, 2003, 63, 5, pp 130-135
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Author(s)
Vercauteren, R.
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 1996, 65, 4, pp 190-196
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Author(s)
Pohl, P.; Imberechts, H.; Stockmans, A.; D'Hooghe, I.; Marin, M.
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 1998, 67, 1, pp 70
Abstract

A review.

Author(s)
POLITIEK, R. D.
Citation
Veeteelt- en Zuivelberichten, 1968, 11, pp 271-278
Abstract

The economic importance of pig breeding in Belgium is discussed, and an account is given of the organization of pig breeding, the origin and distribution of the 3 officially recognised breeds (Belgian Landrace, Piétrain, Belgian Yorkshire [= Large White]), the procedure for progeny testing, the...

Author(s)
DE PAEPE, A.
Citation
Veeteelt- en Zuivelberichten, 1964, 7, pp 360-370

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